A popular Visayan folk song is
Dandansoy. Note that this is not a Tagalog song. The Visayan language in which Dandansoy is most often sung is Hiligaynon Bisaya, also known as Ilonggo. https://www.tagaloglang.com/ux/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/dandansoy_visayan_song.mp3
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Manang Biday is a famous Ilocano song. https://www.tagaloglang.com/ux/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Manang_Biday-Ilocano_song.mp3
Please note that
Ilocano is a language that’s distinct from Tagalog. The song title refers to an “older sister” whose name is Biday.
Continue reading “Manang Biday (Ilocano Song)” Salidumay is an indigenous folk song associated with the Igorot and Kalinga natives of the Cordillera Mountains in the northern part of the Philippines. https://www.tagaloglang.com/ux/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/salidumay.mp3 Continue reading “Salidumay (Folk Song)”
The Visayan word
alindahaw normally means ‘drizzle’ ( in Tagalog), but in this song, it refers to a small, beautiful insect. Depending on the which part of the Visayas you’re in, it could be a butterfly, firefly or dragonfly. ambon https://www.tagaloglang.com/ux/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/Pobreng_Alindahaw.mp3
Click here to listen with lyrics & translation! Kapampangan is another language in the Philippines that’s very distinct from Tagalog.
The most popular folk song from the province of Pampanga is
(I Have a Ring). Atin Cu Pung Singsing
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balitaw is the song traditionally associated with the Visayas region in the same way the kundiman and kumintang are associated with ancient Tagalog music.
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